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to get to ocean much faster. narrator: cities throughout southern california converted natural rivers to these concrete channels, part of their storm drain systems. this allowed expanding development without the need for large flood plains. kharaghani: the los angeles river is approximately 51 miles. concrete reduces the size of the river that you need to carry the water because it speeds up the flow of water. if you'd like to remove all the concrete and to have natural system to carry the water to protect you from flooding, you need to have almost one mile on each side of the river set aside for transport of rain. so in order for the city to have use of those lands around the river, concrete made it possible to have minimum land so the water can be carried to the ocean in the fastest possible way. but, unfortunately, because of population growth and poor housekeeping, people are putting a lot of pollutants on the street and the streets are the openings to our stormwater sewer system. in an average year, 4,000 to 5,000 tons of trash ends up in long beach. man: we've created a system t
with the storm drains here. larry captures this flooding on the corner of sacramento and lagoona. in the city pacific heights neighborhood. there you can see all of that water. now, further down south. boulder creek, take a look at this. brian shared this photo of a very, very large tree that crashed downright on highway 236. this is near china grade road. you can send us your photos e- mail photos at ktvu.com on post them on our facebook page or tweet them. >>> the storm may be gone but the rain not quite. ktvu meteorologist mark tamayo is next with when to expect more wet weather hey, look! a shooting star! make a wish! i wish we could lie here forever. i wish this test drive was over, so we could head back to the dealership. [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. test drive! but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a jetta. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. >>> well t has been an active weather wee
on the corner of sacramento and lagoona. in the city pacific heights neighborhood. there you can see all of that water. now, further down south. boulder creek, take a look at this. brian shared this photo of a very, very large tree that crashed downright on highway 236. this is near china grade road. you can send us your photos e- mail photos at ktvu.com on post them on our facebook page or tweet them. >>> the storm may be gone >>> well t has been an active weather week. we finally get a chance to dry out for tonight with all of the rainfall. out of the picture. remember, we were talking about 3 storms over the past few days. the numbers adding up. as far as the numbers total up, in the past 24 hours, take a look at those, put it in motion. once again, the band of heavy rain, pushing across the region. between 6:00 and eight clock. the -- 6:00 and 8:00. as far as live storm tracker 2 right now. not a lot of live coverage to show you. heading down to the south. down towards southern californ and that trend will continue as the system continues to weaken and dissipate and head out of tow
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